Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves 
SPECIAL
 MEETING 

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 2:45 p.m.,or Immediately Following 

Joint Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and the Galveston City Council 
City Hall 
823 Rosenberg Room 204
Galveston, TX 77550

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Chairman Victor Pierson

Vice Chairman Jeff Patterson

Trustee/Mayor Craig Brown

Trustee Willy Gonzalez

Trustee Sheila S. Lidstone 

Trustee Richard Moore

  Trustee James D. Yarbrough

Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO

Anthony P. Brown, Port Attorney

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Special Meeting is open to the public. 

A.

CALL TO ORDER

A.1. Roll Call 

A.2. Declaration of Quorum 

A.3. Declaration of Conflicts of Interest by a Trustee 

A.4. Public Comments 

B.

RECESS INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

B.1.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney

a. Proposed Operating Agreement with MSC Cruise, S.A. 

b. Revised Construction Manager At Risk Agreement with Hensel Phelps Construction Company

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION 

C.

RECONVENE SPECIAL MEETING

D.

BUSINESS ITEMS

D.1.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Operating Agreement with MSC Cruises S.A.

Documents:
  1. D.1..pdf
D.2.

Discuss and consider Approval of Revised Construction Manager At Risk Agreement with Hensel Phelps Construction Company

Documents:
  1. D.2.pdf
D.3.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Third Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Inc.

Documents:
  1. D.3..pdf
D.4.

Discuss and Consider for Approval Resolution Authorizing the Por Director/CEO, with the Assistance of Port Staff and Legal Counsel, to Pursue Financing Options for A Proposed Cruise Terminal NO. 16 For Consideration by the Board of Trustees, and To Authorize Staff to Implement the Board's Debt Issuance Procedure with the City of Galveston for that Purpose

Documents:
  1. D.4..pdf
D.5.

Discuss and Consider Resolution for Approval Allowing the Police Department to Submit an Application for the Rifle-Resistant Body Armor Grant Program (FY2025) currently open within the Office of the Governor

Documents:
  1. D.5..pdf
E.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415, Trustees may report on any of the following items:

1. Expressions of thanks, gratitude, and condolences 
2. Information regarding holiday schedules
3. Honorary or salutary recognit
ion of a public official, public employee, or other citizen
4. Reminders regarding Galveston Wharves events
5. Reminders regarding community events
6. Health and safety announcements


F.

ADJOURNMENT

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, on or before  4:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2024.


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Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO